Water-based printing inks
for the highest standards.

ARCOLOR develops innovative and tailor-made products for common printing processes and digital printing.
As a development partner for our customers and machine builders, we are continuously developing new solutions for future market and customer needs.

the best.

Ready for the future.

Printing inks, varnishes and auxiliaries/additives for decors, packaging, wallpaper, films and for other common printing and digital applications.

With our extensive industry know-how, state-of-the-art technologies, innovations and ongoing investments, we have grown to become one of the largest manufacturers of water-based printing inks since we were founded in 1996.

ARCOLOR is a global market leader in the field of decor printing inks.

Products & solutions

Combining the best.

Our success? Our guiding principle: Always combining the best.
We are only satisfied when we supply our customers in all areas of the company with the best components:

Whether it be the selection of raw materials, the design of our products, the configuration of production processes, the hiring of new employees or the selection of partner companies.
We do not compromise.

Natural product for high-tech solutions.

ARCOLOR has taken traditional knowledge of the natural material casein as a binder, developed it further and combined it with innovative high-tech solutions for most demanding printing requirements.

Our printing inks are water-based and practically solvent-free. Wherever possible, they are made from organic pigments and natural binders.

By using state-of-the-art high-tech production processes, our products are consistent with the environment and economic efficiency of the company.

Ink production with
state-of-the-art technology.

ARCOLOR produces its products in line with highest quality, ecological and ergonomic standards. We are synonymous with constant quality at a very high level, so that our customers can rely on us at any time.

This is made possible by a stringent quality policy. All our process steps, from raw materials to finished products, are tested against very strict quality criteria using the latest measuring equipment. Continuously investing in state-of-the-art production technologies and a high degree of automation reduces quality fluctuations to a minimum. We react quickly and flexibly to various requirements, ranging from 25 kg deliveries right up to tanker deliveries. We make the impossible possible.


17. April 2023
White water-based digital printing ink

Industrial digital printing is developing rapidly. The expectations are also increasing together with this development. The requirement for a water-based white digital printing ink with virtually no settling went unfulfilled for quite some time. Now we have one. The future starts here.

11. April 2023
A solution for every application

Recognizing fashion trends at an early stage and using them to develop appropriate designs – the decor market is a challenging business which makes the highest demands of the product and the process capability. Our white types are ready to fulfill these expectations. Unicolor or overprint? We can do it.

28. March 2023
Start of construction in China

The groundbreaking ceremony for our plant in Quzhou, China has taken place, which we are very pleased about.